CROSS, Donna Rae (Wright), 59, of Wellsburg, WV, passed away on Sunday, April 14, 2013, at Weirton Medical Center with her family by her side.
She was born on April 20, 1953, in Follansbee, WV, a daughter of the late Jackie E. Wright and Virginia Ruth (Mace) Skinner of Follansbee, WV.
Donna graduated from Brooke High School in 1971. She was Christian by faith. She formerly worked for R.E.S.A. as an Interpreter at Follansbee Middle School and Hooverson Heights Elementary School In addition to her mother, she is survived by four children, Jessie (Jerry) Miller, Wellsburg, WV, Leah (Corey) Ciminel, Scott Township, PA, Ben Smith, Steubenville, OH, and Brian Cross, Neffs, OH; two sisters, Deborah J. (David) Smith, Follansbee, WV, and Kathy (Robert) Bone, Wellsburg, WV. Donna was an adored granny to seven grandchildren, Maury "Pup" Gamble, Allison Miller, Hannah Miller, Lindsey Smith, Ryan Cross, Aiden Ciminel, and Jordan Cross; five nieces, Marci Phillips Hughes, Jolie Knoyer, Jennifer Jones, Amanda Schey, and Robin Stevey; eight great nieces and nephews
A gathering of family and friends will be held on her birthday, Saturday, April 20, 2013 from noon until time of the celebration her life at 1 p.m. at the Brooke Hills Park Clubhouse with Pastor James Seabright officiating. A dinner will immediately follow the service.
In lieu of flowers, a covered dish is requested by the family.
Inurnment will be held privately in Kadesh Chapel Cemetery at the convenience of the family.
Arrangments by Mullenbach Funeral Home, 669 Main St., Follansbee, WV.
Condolences may be sent to: www.mullenbachfh.com